Lungi Ngidi      

Full name Lungisani True-man Ngidi

Born March 29, 1996, Durban, Natal

Current age 24 years 186 days

Major teams South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, Dolphins Cubs, KwaZulu-Natal Inland Under-19s, Northerns, Port Elizabeth University, South Africa Under-19s, Titans, Tshwane Spartans, University Sports South Africa XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Lungisani True-man Ngidi
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 9 4 15 5 3.00 41 36.58 0 0 3 0 3 0
ODIs 26 9 6 47 19* 15.66 66 71.21 0 0 4 2 8 0
T20Is 13 4 1 7 4 2.33 15 46.66 0 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 17 22 11 60 15 5.45 167 35.92 0 0 8 0 8 0
List A 50 19 12 90 19* 12.85 120 75.00 0 0 9 2 12 0
T20s 65 6 3 9 4 3.00 16 56.25 0 0 0 0 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 9 739 376 15 6/39 7/90 25.06 3.05 49.2 0 1 0
ODIs 26 26 1230 1140 53 6/58 6/58 21.50 5.56 23.2 2 1 0
T20Is 13 13 258 372 24 4/19 4/19 15.50 8.65 10.7 1 0 0
First-class 17 31 2354 1263 53 6/37 9/82 23.83 3.21 44.4 1 4 0
List A 50 49 2250 2051 80 6/58 6/58 25.63 5.46 28.1 3 1 0
T20s 65 63 1226 1577 85 4/10 4/10 18.55 7.71 14.4 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Centurion, Jan 13-17, 2018 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Ranchi, Oct 19-22, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Cape Town, Feb 7, 2018 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Australia at Bloemfontein, Mar 4, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Feb 26, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Northerns v Border at Centurion, Jan 5-7, 2016 scorecard
Last First-class Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein, Oct 28-31, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v Border at Centurion, Jan 8, 2016 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Australia at Bloemfontein, Mar 4, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Northerns v Zimbabwe President's XI at Benoni, Sep 5, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings at Sharjah, Sep 22, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/56 Super Kings v Royals Sharjah 22 Sep 2020 T20
3/38 Super Kings v Mum Indians Abu Dhabi 19 Sep 2020 T20
6/58 South Africa v Australia Bloemfontein 4 Mar 2020 ODI # 4252
3/30 South Africa v Australia Paarl 29 Feb 2020 ODI # 4248
1/33, 0 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 26 Feb 2020 T20I # 1065
3/41 South Africa v Australia Port Elizabeth 23 Feb 2020 T20I # 1052
1/37, 1 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 21 Feb 2020 T20I # 1046
2/55 South Africa v England Centurion 16 Feb 2020 T20I # 1043
3/48 South Africa v England Durban 14 Feb 2020 T20I # 1041
3/30 South Africa v England East London 12 Feb 2020 T20I # 1039
Profile

A tall, imposing paceman, Lungi Ngidi can reach speeds in the 140s kph and is as comfortable opening the bowling as he is at the death, making him one of South Africa's most promising prospects. Ngidi was schooled at Kwa-Zulu Natal's Hilton College and was involved at every provincial age-group level from Under-13 upwards.

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Sep 19, 2020

Lungi Ngidi celebrates a wicket, Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2020, Abu Dhabi, September 19, 2020

Lungi Ngidi celebrates a wicket

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Sep 1, 2020

Lungi Ngidi and Faf du Plessis arrive at Chennai Super Kings' team hotel for IPL 2020, Dubai, September 1, 2020

Lungi Ngidi and Faf du Plessis arrive at Chennai Super Kings' team hotel for IPL 2020

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Jul 18, 2020

Andile Phehlukwayo and Lungi Ngidi take a knee before the start of the 3TC match, Centurion, July 18, 2020

Andile Phehlukwayo and Lungi Ngidi take a knee before the start of the 3TC match

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